Cannabis Sativa High Relief Black Proof

Benin 2021 1000 Francs Cannabis Sativa High Relief Black Proof

Two new issues are released in 2021 with the famous cannabis leaf on it. These two versions (gilded and black proof) continue the success of the silver proof Cannabis coin of 2016 which is completely sold out. Using the latest Smartminting©️ technology the leaf has perfect relief with fine details. The coin has a black proof finish with color and is struck on a 38.61mm 1oz pure silver blank in the highest quality. It has a limited mintage of only 499 pcs worldwide and comes in a beautiful box with Certificate of Authenticity. Get your hands on one of these at your local distributor now as the tiny mintage will disappear in smoke quickly!

Coin description

The reverse of the coin depicts the well known cannabis leaf in color with a multitude of these leaves in the background in Smartminted©️ relief, together with the inscriptions: “cannabis sativa” and “2021” (the year of issue). 

The obverse side of the coin depicts the standard Coat of Arms of the Republic of Benin with the inscriptions: “REPUBLIQUE DU BENIN” (the issuing country) and “1000 FRANCS CFA” (the face value).

Background information

Cannabis is a genus of flowering plants that includes three putative species, Cannabis sativa L., Cannabis indica Lam., and Cannabis ruderalis Janisch. These three taxa are indigenous to Central Asia, and South Asia. Cannabis has long been used for fibre (hemp), for medicinal purposes, and as a recreational drug. Industrial hemp products are made from Cannabis plants selected to produce an abundance of fiber and minimal levels of THC, a psychoactive molecule that produces the “high” associated with marijuana. The psychoactive product consists of dried flowers and leaves of plants selected to produce high levels of THC. Various extracts including hashish and hash oil are also produced from the plant.

Key selling points

  • Interesting must have motive
  • “high”ly requested everywhere
  • Partly colored
  • Colorful box included
  • Low mintage just 499 pcs

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Article IDBJ2102
Face Value1000 Francs
Weight1 oz (31.1 g)
Diameter38.61 mm
QualityBlack Proof
Mintage499 pcs.
Scope of DeliveryCapsule, Box / Case, Certificate of Authenticity
Special FeaturesSmartminting©, Concave, Black Proof, Coloured

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